Top Quotes About Anything
I’ve gradually risen from lower-class background to lower-class foreground.
On the same day I was sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada, I announced the most sweeping reform ever undertaken in the structure of our federal government.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
William E. Gladstone
One of the things I try to be very careful of is not taking a movie when I know I have no inspiration left.
The test of a belief is not exclusively in the belief itself, but also in the intentions and actions of those who embrace it.
Bryant H. McGill
So many plusses, so many minuses.
It’s hard to compare. Different times, different players. The administration four years ago did not have 9/11. I could tell you this; this particular administration was better suited to handle that than the former.
I followed an Italian manager and it cannot be easy when you follow a manager who thinks very differently.
You’ll never see me in the red leather. I don’t have the chin for it.
I can’t even remember when the Seventies was.
To think that when they come out with these gigantic songs, it’s pretty tough to top them, you know.
It has become much more difficult to smuggle dangerous substances across our borders over the past three years, and this is creating real problems for drug traffickers.
It seems to be that southern Europeans are just more intimate socially, whereas I like a lot of personal space – like, a mile from the nearest person is fine for me.
It’s a great thriller or mystery, but on another level it’s a film about the fact that, if you only look at a person through one lens, or only believe what you’re told, you can often miss the truth that is staring you in the face.
It’s quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that.
Emigration is no longer a solution; it’s a defeat. People are risking death, drowning every day, but they’re knocking on doors that are not open.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety.
If I walked back into the booth in the year 2025, I don’t think it would have changed much. I think baseball would be played and managed pretty much the same as it is today. It’s a great survivor.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.
Playing the role of Christ was like being in a prison. It was the hardest part I’ve ever had to play in my life. I couldn’t smoke or drink in public. I couldn’t.
Max von Sydow
Although my dad Harry is the manager of West Ham, we get on very well.
As a New Yorker, I’m someone who lives on an island and looks across to America.
Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
James Anthony Froude
I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn’t mine.
I so desperately wanted to be Mr. Somebody. Instead, I was the little brother, included to a point.
I always looked for a man to rescue me and bring me happiness. I bought into that myth, of course, and looked for my own Prince Charming.
Ultimately, it is in fun. It is supposed to be highly entertaining.
I don’t like to direct myself.
The more wild and incredible your desire, the more willing and prompt God is in fulfilling it, if you will have it so.
So South Korean ability is very much limited to handle North Korean, you know, difficulties. So we don’t want to see an immediate collapse of the North Korea regime.
Kim Dae Jung
We need the private sector to create jobs. If the government could create jobs Communism would have worked, but it didn’t.
Genuine polemics approach a book as lovingly as a cannibal spices a baby.
The killing of innocent people is always wrong.
What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity. I don’t feel required to grasp all the time.
It has adopted the geometry most advantageous to the species or, in other words, the most convenient.
I think acting can bring you closer to yourself and help you understand other people.
Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical, disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith, with the faith of my people.
Thomas S. Monson
For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream.
Writers really live in the mind and in hotels of the soul.
There’s a couple of tracks on the new record which is sort of using similar sort of rhythms as the drum and bass tracks but playing it all live. It’s a new approach to it.
I wasn’t really serious about acting – I was serious about baseball.
The chaos can act as a magnifier of quantum fluctuations so that they can produce sizable effects in the world around us. But we know that that can happen often.
My daddy used to say that I was too big to ride and too little to hitch a wagon – no good for a damn thing.
No one yet knows what a man’s province is, and how far that province, as conceived of today, is artificial.
Nothing is sacred, right?
And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family was need something from someone. So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.
The level of discourse in this country is falling to a depth that cannot be sustained.
I never deviated from my grim determination to someday have all the money I needed and wanted.
We have a product for sale called news, and I’m a salesman.
When I wrote my book I wanted to love someone. I wanted to be in love. Now I know that I shall never be in love – and I no longer wish to be.